From life-saving devices to modern conveniences, Aussie Inventions that Changed the World is an eight-part series that reveals a raft of great Australian inventors who turned game-changing ideas into a reality and forever changed how we live. This original Foxtel series was produced for the History channel.
From the dramatisation of the American Revolution in Sons of Liberty through to how Gene Sharp's nonviolent revolutionary theories helped inspire the Arab Spring, see how revolution has reshaped daily life and global politics.
The modern world we know and live in started its life in the 1760s when new manufacturing processes made mass production achievable. Explore how industrialisation saw populations shift from more agrarian communities into large-scale cities.
From the first fleet to the masses of free settlers that travelled for more than two months at sea to call Australia home, take a look at the obstacles and challenges faced by Australia's early settlers.
Learn about one of the most populous nation in the world by taking a leap in history and updates on modern day China with this curated collection.
The 20th century was a transformative period for Russia as the nation went through revolution, industrialisation, the Great Purge, space race and Cold War. Explore the rise and fall of the USSR here.
In August 1945 the US dropped two nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, devastating the Japanese cities. See the aftermath of the attacks while exploring the history of nuclear disasters. (ACDSEH107, ACDSEH127)
Share the story of Nelson Mandela's struggle to end apartheid in South Africa and build a more peaceful world with this collection about Madiba's life and times.
The storming of the Bastille by a mob of Parisians on July 14, 1789, set loose a generation of warfare and sowed the seeds for the modern political system.
Australia as a nation moves from colonial Australia to the development of Australia as a nation. Explore the factors leading to Federation and experiences of democracy and citizenship.
A royal wedding is a marriage ceremony involving members of royal family. This week we are celebrating the royal event the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
On April 27, 1994, millions of first-time voters cast their ballots in South Africa's first free elections, ushering in the presidency of Mandela. Learn about the enormous change from those who lived it.